Welcome To Berean School of the Bible

Van Nest Assembly of God is happy to provide a study center for Berean School of the Bible, an adult continuing education program through Global University. These courses exist to help believers fulfill God’s call on their lives by providing high quality, affordable preparation for church leadership, lay ministry, and personal enrichment within the context of the local church and community. They also meet the educational requirements for those seeking credentials with the Assemblies of God.

Click here for information on credential levels with the Assemblies of God.

We offer two options when taking Berean courses: Credit or Audit
     Credit courses involve homework and exams. They are required when seeking ministerial credentials.
     Audit courses are for personal enrichment and do not require homework or exams. Audit courses cannot be used toward ministerial credentials.

Four classes are offered each semester meeting every Tuesday for 13 weeks. The final exam is the following Tuesday if you are taking the credit course. Two classes are taught from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The other two are taught from 8:15 pm to 9:15 pm.

If you wish to enroll now and pay in full, you can select your class and click on the Enroll Now button. Otherwise, you can print the application (found at the bottom of the page) and bring it in person, fax or mail it to:
Rev. Rosemarie Brown
Van Nest Assembly of God
755 Rhinelander Ave
Bronx, NY 10462
Phone – 718-824-4067
Fax – 718-904-8193

Tuition Cost Includes:
* Cost of course/courses selected
* $15 Registration Fee
* $30 New Student Fee (a one time account set-up fee required by Global University)

New Students are required to fill out the Permission to Release Form found with the printable forms at the bottom of the page. No New Student application can be processed without this form.

Spring Semester 2018

Semester Duration February 6, 2018 – May 1, 2018
Semester Final Exam May 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm


BIB 117 Prison Epistles

BIB 322 Poetic Books

BIB 215 Romans: Justification by Faith

BIB 112 Synoptic Gospels


BIB 117 Prison Epistles: Colossians, Philemon, Ephesians, and Philippians

A practical study of the principles Paul wrote to the churches during his imprisonment. The concepts are presented in language that is easy to understand with explanations, illustrations, and applications that make the concepts helpful to students in both their personal lives and ministries.

  • Student textbook included
  • Instructor- Rev. Rosemarie Brown

Day   Tuesday

Time   7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

BIB 322 Poetic Books

A study of the five books of poetry or wisdom—Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Songs. These books cover issues like suffering, parenting, and the fear of the Lord, teaching us how to live. The course is designed to help the student in his or her own walk with God and in ministering to others who need instruction.

  • Student textbook included
  • Instructor- Rev. Bill Kanych

Day   Tuesday

Time   7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

BIB 215 Romans: Justification by Faith

An in-depth study of the book of Romans. It focuses on Paul’s systematic explanation of the gospel to the Romans and offers insight into the doctrines of sin, salvation, and sanctification. Students will learn how union with Christ and the indwelling Holy Spirit leads to spiritual growth.

  • Student textbook included
  • Instructor- Rev. Judith Stefano

Day   Tuesday

Time   8:15 PM – 9:15 PM

BIB 112 Synoptic Gospels: The Life and Teachings of Christ

A study of the life and teachings of Christ based on Matthew, Mark, and Luke. After a brief introduction to the world into which Jesus was born, it provides a chronological study of His life. Emphasis is given to the context of His teachings and miracles. The content is arranged to help students apply the principles of the study to their own lives and to use them in their preaching and teaching.

  • Student textbook included
  • Instructor- Rev. Dolores Pennino

Day   Tuesday

Time   8:15 PM – 9:15 PM

Printable Forms

Permission to Release Form 2018 – “BSB 2018 Application for Non-Degree Studies” (Required for all New Students)

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